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There's always something happening at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and you can keep up with events by reading our newletters, press releases and events listing. There is also the opportunity to get more information about the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture.

  • 03/2020 Coronavirus COVID-19 - Latest Update

    Coronavirus COVID-19 - Latest Update

    Information for Students, Employees and Visitors   CORONAVIRUS - UPDATE 27/03/2020 As you will have seen and heard, the national guidance has changed with much stricter measures now in place to try and protect people from the Coronavirus.  Both the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon...

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  • 03/2020

    Corona Virus 24-03-2020

    As you will have seen and heard, the national guidance changed again last night, with much stricter measures now in place to try and protect people from the Coronavirus.  Both the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, went on to outline the only reasons we should...

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  • 03/2020

    Corona Virus 20-03-20

    The health and safety of our staff and students is our priority during this very uncertain time. Having ceased face-to-face teaching on campus on Tuesday, we are now progressing quickly to home-working and online teaching.   SMO are well used to distance learning and although this is an abnormal situation...

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  • 03/2020 Update from SMO - Covid 19

    Update from SMO - Covid 19

    Staff and students at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig will be leaving the campus this week to work from home and to engage in distance learning classes.  The decision was taken as a result of the increasing national Coronavirus guidance. Other than a small skeleton team, staff will be home-based.  All student...

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  • 03/2020 Corona Virus COVID-19

    Corona Virus COVID-19

    Information for Students, Employees and Visitors   CORONAVIRUS - UPDATE   The College, in agreement with the wider UHI network, has now ceased all face-to-face teaching from 1pm today (17th March).  This means no face-to-face teaching will take place at the College whatsoever, although the College will remain open to...

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  • 03/2020

    Short Courses 2020

      It is with huge disappointment that the College has come to the difficult decision to cancel the Easter Short Courses. The College will cease all face-to-face teaching as of 5pm Friday 20th March and it would be sensible for Short Courses to follow suit.   We feel that this is...

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  • 03/2020 Gaelic Song CD for Children hits the Right Note

    Gaelic Song CD for Children hits the Right Note

    Tobar an Dualchais (TAD), the national online sound resource, has launched a CD of Gaelic songs and rhymes suitable for young children. For the CD, entitled ‘Seinnibh Còmhla Rinn’ (Sing with Us), TAD has curated some of the best material for children from its website. The  CD and accompanying booklet...

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  • 02/2020 Deputy First Minister launches a history of the Gaelic School Campaign in Edinburgh

    Deputy First Minister launches a history of the Gaelic School Campaign in Edinburgh

    Deputy First Minister, John Swinney MSP, presided at the launch of a new history book on Monday, written by Gaelic author, Tim Armstrong, a lecturer at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture. This new book, Às na Freumhan [From the Grassroots], follows the history of...

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  • 02/2020 Deputy First Minister to launch a history of the Gaelic School Campaign in Edinburgh

    Deputy First Minister to launch a history of the Gaelic School Campaign in Edinburgh

    Deputy First Minister, John Swinney MSP, will preside at the launch of a new history book by award-winning Gaelic author, Tim Armstrong, a lecturer at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle of Skye. This new book, Às na Freumhan [From the Grassroots],...

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  • 02/2020 From Carloway with love

    From Carloway with love

    Students at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig were recently gifted a beautiful length of Harris tweed by the Carloway Mill in Lewis for use in Gaelic waulking songs (òrain luaidh). As Decker Forrest, Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Gaelic and Traditional Music degree, explained: “Singing is a regular event at the...

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